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Principal's Message

Dear DHS Families,

It is an extreme honor to introduce myself as the new Principal of Durango High School! My name is Jon Hoerl, and my family and I are ecstatic to become part of the Durango 9-R school district. We want to thank everyone for providing a gracious and welcoming atmosphere during our relocation. All four of our children will be attending Durango schools, and my wife will be working in the district as well. We are looking forward to setting our new roots here in Durango.
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Save the Date: Durango Education Fair

The 4th Annual Durango Education Fair will take place on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 5-7pm. This informational fair celebrates the wonderful and unique educational choices and opportunities available in our small town. From innovative public schools, to a variety of private and parochial schools, to rigorous charter schools and many higher education opportunities, Durango-area schools offer choices, diverse curriculum and opportunities for every family from preschool through higher education.
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Graduation Guidelines Proposed for Class of 2021

Does the definition of a “well-rounded student” depend solely on academic success in the core subjects? Does it depend on students’ abilities to test well? Does it depend on their disposition and character? Many would argue that it is the combination of several aspects of education that lead to a successful graduate, whether that graduate plans to attend college or join the workforce upon graduation.
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Grant to Help Durango High School DECA

Durango High School DECA is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous grant from For the Future Foundation, the 501 c-3 non-profit of Swan Global Investments in Durango, Colo. This grant will play a role in providing an assistant DECA advisor for the 16-17 school year, as well as support the hidden cost associated with substitute teachers while DECA travels. It will also allow DECA to install a display case to showcase student achievements such as awards and trophies earned in competition.
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